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Criticism of EVMs is legitimate, but it shouldn’t overwhelm the devices’ potential to strengthen democracy

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Elections in India are a paradoxical see-saw between trust and legitimacy crisis.

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The Pakistan military does not want a genuinely popular civilian political leader in power

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The Pakistan Army manipulates the election process to get a friendly government in place.

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With the distinction between the state, government and party obliterated, Bangladesh is heading towards a personalised autocracy.

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Bangladesh is slipping towards elections that may not be free and fair and will undermine its democratic future.

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Pragmatism and self-interest influence the Indian attitude while the US sees the Bangladesh elections through the lens of democracy and human rights

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Although Bangladesh’s election commission has a plan to meet the challenges to holding free and fair elections, its implementation seems patchy.

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Victoria’s newly-elected parliament will have a mandate to address growing concerns of integrity and transparency. Here’s what it could do immediately.

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If Malaysia wants to stop teen pregnancies, it could start by putting more women in parliament.

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